Contact: Charmayne Marsh
407-685-8070 (April 4-11)
American Chemical Society
'Kids & Chemistry Live!' event mixes kids, chemists and chemistry ORLANDO, Fla., April 6 -- Children of all ages are invited to participate in hands-on chemistry activities at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, April 6, noon - 2 p.m.
The "Kids & Chemistry Live!" program is a prelude to the American Chemical Society's 223rd national meeting in Orlando, April 7-11.
ACS members, including undergraduate chemistry students, professional chemists, chemical engineers and former classroom science teachers, will share chemical demonstrations and interactive experiments with participating children and their families.
The National Science Education Standards encourage students to do science, not just to read or hear about it. Kids & Chemistry Live! activities have been developed to increase children's understanding of chemistry and its importance to daily life, while showing that chemistry can be fun.
The American Chemical Society is the world's largest scientific society.
"Kids & Chemistry Live!"
Saturday, April 6, Noon -- 2 p.m.
Orlando Science Center
777 East Princeton Street
Kids of all ages (and their families)
Kids & Chemistry activities are free, but a fee is charged for admission to the Orlando Science Center